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Great Modern Carmen

Advantages: Smooth voiced protagonists, nice sound
Disadvantages: Slightly tame Escamillo, maybe lacking in some french style

Arguably the best recording of Carmen in the past 30 years. Teresa Berganza has a smooth and warm voice here, rather darker than Victoria de los Angeles (Thomas Beecham conducts, EMI) but smoother and lighter than Maria Callas (Georges Pretre conducts, EM ...

operalover2000 04.04.2008 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Bizet: Carmen

RADIO IN A BOX

Advantages: Every tune's a winner
Disadvantages: Nothing new

CLASSICAL MUSIC is really boring. It's only for old people. You can't dance to it. It doesn't say anything about modern life. It's pants. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This is just a selection of comments I've ha ...

Tricksty 10.08.2005 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Classic Fm Hall of Fame: the Great Composers

Just relaaaaaaaaaax...zzzz

Advantages: Soothing,relaxing,calming :)
Disadvantages: None

Who here has come home feeling pissed off and ready to jump down the throat of the person nearest to you? Who has been stuck in a traffic jam and been gripping the wheel tighter and tighter, ready to explode at the next idiot who cuts you up? I'm sure we' ...

MissTopaz 11.03.2006 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Classic FM: Time to Relax